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Pseudopolynesia Gen. n.

Type species: amplificata Walker.

The facies in this genus is very similar to that of Polynesia, except the red postmedial is entire, grey-centred, and the hindwing lacks strong angles or 'tails' at the margin, though the red spots are similarly more intense in these positions. The male antennae are filiform.

The genitalia of both sexes are distinct from those of Polynesia. The male has a U-shaped sclerite distal to the eighth sternite, and the saccus is modified in a complex manner to support large corematous structures. The uncus is vestigial, the tegumen broad, oval. A broad complex structure between the valve transtillae may be derived from the labides. The valves are rectangular, constricted basally, with setation similar to that in the Eupitheciini genera just preceding.

The female has a short, strongly sclerotised ductus that is constricted where it joins the corpus bursae. The latter consists of a globular, extensively spined basal portion and a small more flimsy distal portion, the two separated by a narrow, tubular portion.

The genus consists of an allopatric array of at least two species that extends from Sundaland to New Guinea.

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